Police Search for Suspected Bank Robber

September 1, 2012 Updated Sep 1, 2012 at 12:09 PM EDT

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Police Search for Suspected Bank Robber

September 1, 2012 Updated Sep 1, 2012 at 12:09 PM EDT

TOWN OF TONAWANDA, NY (WKBW) Detectives with the Town of Tonawanda Police Department are investigating a robbery at the Key Bank branch on Niagara Falls Boulevard.

According to detectives, the suspect (pictured right) entered the Key Bank branch at 4:40 p.m. on Friday afternoon. The man passed a handwritten note to a teller, stating he had a firearm. The teller passed an unspecified amount of cash to the suspect, who fled the bank.

The suspect is described as a white male between 5'9" and 6'0" in height. He is of medium build and has a beard and mustache.

Anyone with information should call the Town of Tonawanda Police Department at (716) 879-6606. All calls will remain confidential.